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LAM Honors MEDA as “The Community Organization of the Year”

MEDA was honored to rack up a “W,” as in a win, at the W Hotel in San Francisco Friday night. This was the stylish venue for the “2nd Annual LAM Community Awards,” with MEDA being chosen “The Community Organization of the Year.” LAM deemed the winner in that category as “that special organization that…

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MEDA Best Practices Showcased in New PolicyLink Guide on Integrating Family Financial Security into Promise Neighborhoods

When MEDA received a federal grant in December 2012 to start a Promise Neighborhood at a quartet of low-performing schools in San Francisco’s Mission District, the four-decades-old agency remained at the vanguard of nonprofit best practices by implementing a comprehensive service integration strategy, whereby the families of students are offered free asset-building services. The aim…

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